How can I write a resume when I have never held down a full-time meter reader job?
Haven’t you asked yourself this question at least once in your lifetime?
It is important to know that resumes are not only about experience.
In fact, they are very rarely focused on experience. While what you have done in a previous job is vital in a resume, it is not the essence of one.
Meter Reader Resumes hold other valuable information as well, including your accomplishments, skills, and competencies. And some of these may be more important to a prospective employer than experience.
The same goes for entry-level positions. Employers looking for people to work at the entry level are seldom concerned with experience. Of course, if you have some related volunteering experience or completed a relevant internship, a prospective employer may be more interested in you than in a candidate who has neither.
A resume for a meter reader who has no experience is not much different from one who has. The type and amount of information may vary, of course, but the overall structure remains the same. For your benefit, we have provided a resume sample for a meter reader who has had no prior experience:
Meter Reader Resume No Experience
521 W Zion Road ● Maricopa, AZ 45233 ● (000) 121-9999 ● [Email]
An enthusiastic, hardworking and organized individual with 3 months’ training in reading electric, gas, water, and steam consumption meters. Adept at using route books and hand-held computers to enter derived information accurately.
Special talent for:
• Verifying readings and recording possible reasons for apparent fluctuations.
• Inspecting meters to determine unauthorized connections and defects.
• Connecting and disconnecting residential and commercial utility services by following company protocols.
• Effectually replacing faulty meters so as not to disrupt utility services to clients.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
|• Bench Testing||• Meter Rebuilding|
|• Meter Data Transfer||• Electronic Recording|
|• Fluctuation Handling||• System Integrity|
|• Billing Support||• Unauthorized Connections Management|
|• Encroachment Identification||• Customer Service|
HAILEY HIGH SCHOOL, Maricopa, AZ – 2014
High School Diploma
• Read utility meters (gas, water, and electricity) on a periodic basis and recorded information in route books.
• Reported any unusual findings such as vandalism or breaking in activities.
• Walked route lengths to determine meter problems and ensured that they were communicated to the supervisor immediately.
• Inspected meters for defects or irregularities and coordinated efforts to ensure that they were fixed promptly.
• Handled meter box lid replacements and ensured that both preventative and regular maintenance was performed on meters.
Strong professional references available
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